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National Security Engineering

We are His Majesty’s Government Communications Centre (HMGCC), the engineering specialists at the heart of the UK's national security.

We work with the national security community, UK government, academia, private sector partners and international allies to bring engineering ingenuity to the national security mission, creating tools and technologies that drive us ahead and help to protect the nation.

Our latest news

Latest news from HMGCC

HMGCC remembers its role in D-Day


Today we remember the 80th anniversary of D-Day and commemorate the bravery and sacrifice made by so many serving during World War 2. 

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Successful sign-ups mark progress for HMGCC pilot scheme


A total of  20 companies have signed up to work on national security challenges in the past year of an HMGCC pilot scheme.

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Model car invention to fuel future passion for science


Future generations of scientists and engineers are set to be inspired by a new tool created by HMGCC experts – a flashing model car to help teach the fun side of physics and electronics.

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If you're passionate about creativity and problem solving, if you're a free thinker who wants to make a difference, we want to hear from you.

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Creating hidden advantage

The tools and technologies we design and deliver solve uniquely difficult problems in novel and bespoke ways to create hidden advantage.

Life at HMGCC

We’re a community of people from different backgrounds, with different mindsets and different perspectives.

We’re brought together and united by a shared belief in free thinking, a dedication to our mission and a commitment to each other.

HMGCC Co-Creation

HMGCC Co-Creation is a partnership with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), created to deliver a new, bold and innovative way of working collaboratively with the wider UK science and technology community.

Working with us

National security engineering is a mix of talents, skills and experience. From systems thinking to software specialism. From hardware and manufacturing to hands-on craft.

From scientific rigour and data analytics to lateral thought and creative intuition. Whether you're an experienced practitioner or just starting out, there's a place for you at HMGCC.